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Office of Residence Life

“Every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

The Department of Residence life at Howard University, in support of the division of Student Affairs mission, is committed to creating and supporting a rich learning environment in a community of care and mutual respect that will empower students to be engaging citizens through fostering their development of lifelong skills. HU Housing & Residence Life will provide safe, inclusive, and secure residential communities where a diverse and innovative team of professionals encourages students to pursue academic excellence, personal growth, civic leadership, and responsibility.

Our Mission

The Division Student Affairs supports the mission of the University by providing student-centered, high quality programs that promote an appreciation of diversity and foster a strong university community.


Address & Phone

Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs
2400 Sixth Street, Suite 201
Washington, DC 20059

Telephone: 202-806-2100 
Fax: 202-806-9302